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Thieves of Baghdad

By: Bogdanos, Matthew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2005

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287725

ISBN: 1582346453

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription. First edition. Rear jacket faintly rubbed. 2005 Hard Cover. He's a spit-and-polish Marine, a competitive boxer, a classics scholar, and an assistant DA in Manhattan. New York tabloids call him pit bull for his relentless prosecution of high-profile defendants like Sean Puff Daddy Combs and the baby-faced butchers of Central Park. When Baghdad fell, Colonel Matthew Bogdanos was in southern Iraq, tracking down terrorist networks through their financing and weapons smuggling?until he heard about the looting of the museum. Immediately setting out across the deser... View more info

The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq

By: Chivers, C.J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294840

ISBN: 1451676646

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2018 Hard Cover. xxiii, 374 pp. More than 2.7 million Americans have served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001. C.J. Chivers reported from both wars from their beginnings. The Fighters vividly conveys the physical and emotional experience of war as lived by six combatants: a fighter pilot, a corpsman, a scout helicopter pilot, a grunt, an infantry officer, and a Special Forces sergeant. Chivers captures their courage, commitment, sense of purpose, and ultimately their suffering, frustration, and moral confusion as new enemies arise and invasions give wa... View more info

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Future Weapons

By: Dockery, Kevin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195622

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2007 Hard Cover. From the chariot to the catapult, the army with the most advanced technology rules the battlefield. Today the U.S military is working on weapons unlike any ever devised, from rifles and other devices carried by ground troops to vehicles and heavy armor. Here a foremost chronicler of military action and weapons guides readers through the most advanced armaments and equipment of today-and tomorrow. View more info

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Level Zero Heroes: The Story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan

By: Golembeskey, Michael; Bruning, John R.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: 2015

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2287712

ISBN: 1250070295

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Very minor general wear. 2015 Trade Paperback. xxi, 297 pp. In Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab as they conduct special operations in an effort to break the Taliban's grip on the Valley. What started out as a routine mission changed when two 82nd Airborne Paratroopers tragically drowned in the Bala Murghab River while trying to retrieve vital supplies from an air drop that had gone terribly wrong. In this one moment, the fo... View more info

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The Crisis: The President, the Prophet, and the Shah--1979 and the Coming of Militant Islam

By: Harris, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269452

ISBN: 0316323942

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped, otherwise a fine copy. 2004 Hard Cover. 470 pp. An account of the 444-day Iran hostage crisis describes how a mob of students, inspired by a then-virtually unknown Khomeini, seized the American embassy in 1979, in a chronicle that documents the year they spent as political prisoners, the contributions of such figures as Jimmy Carter and the Shah, and the doomed Desert One rescue mission. View more info

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American Sniper [Movie Tie-in Edition]: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

By: Kyle, Chris

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281720

ISBN: 0062376578

Condition: Good


Reprint. Edge wear. 2014 Mass Market Paperback. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him “The Legend”; meanwhile, the enemy feared him so much they named him al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle, who was tragically killed in 2013, writes honestly about the pain of war—including the deaths of two close SEAL teammates—and in moving first-person pa... View more info

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Here Come the Black Helicopters!: UN Global Governance and the Loss of Freedom

By: Morris, Dick; McGann, Eileen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Broadside Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287991

ISBN: 0062240595

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on bookplate. Very faint blue smudge along top edge of rear jacket panel. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 192 pp. When it comes to spotting political abuses and covert conspiracies designed to strip Americans of their rights and freedoms, no one is more vigilant than #1 New York Times bestselling authors Dick Morris and Eileen McGann (Screwed!, Revolt!, Fleeced, Outrage). In their latest call-to-arms, Here Come the Black Helicopters!, Morris and McGann expose the most potent threat to date to our cherished... View more info

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No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden (The Autobiography of a Navy Seal)

By: Owen, Mark; Maurer, Kevin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2012

Seller ID: 2203915

ISBN: 0525953728

Condition: Near Fine


Pages lightly toned.Near Fine. 2012 Hard Cover. xiii, 316 pp. From the streets of Iraq to the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean, and from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the third floor of Osama Bin Laden’s compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group—known as SEAL Team Six—has been a part of some of the most memorable special operations in history, as well as countless missions that never made headlines.No Easy Day puts readers alongside Owen and his fellow SEAL team members as they train for the biggest mission of their lives... View more info

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The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family

By: Raddatz, Martha

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Berkley: 2017

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2272396

ISBN: 0451490797

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light edge wear. 2017 Trade Paperback. The First Cavalry Division came under surprise attack in Sadr City on Sunday, April 4, 2004. More than seven thousand miles away, their families awaited the news for forty-eight hellish hours—expecting the worst. In this powerful, unflinching account, Martha Raddatz takes readers from the streets of Baghdad to the home front and tells the story of that horrific day through the eyes of the courageous American men and women who lived it. View more info

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Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century

By: Singer, P.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Penguin Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281586

ISBN: 1594201986

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket faintly rubbed. 2009 Hard Cover. We are just beginning to see a massive shift in military technology that threatens to make the stuff of I,Robot and the Terminator all too real. More than seven- thousand robotic systems are now in Iraq. Pilots in Nevada are remotely killing terrorists in Afghanistan. Scientists are debating just how smart?and how lethal?to make their current robotic prototypes. And many of the most renowned science fiction authors are secretly consulting for the Pentagon on the next generation. View more info

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Running Critical: The Silent War, Rickover, and General Dynamics

By: Tyler, Patrick

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292550

ISBN: 0060153776

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket, lightly rubbed. 1986 Hard Cover. Based on diaries, tape recordings, confidential documents, and exclusive interviews, this expose illustrates fundamental weaknesses in the defense industry by chronicling the scandalous dealings between the U.S. Navy and General Dynamics. View more info

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No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah

By: West, Bing

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bantam: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292545

ISBN: 0553804022

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edge wear to jacket. 2005 Hard Cover. Based on months spent with the battalions in Fallujah and hundreds of interviews at every level–senior policymakers, negotiators, generals, and soldiers and Marines on the front lines–No True Glory is a testament to the bravery of the American soldier and a cautionary tale about the complex–and often costly–interconnected roles of policy, politics, and battle in the twenty-first century. View more info